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Parking Garage

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1964, Mitchell/Giurgola Architects. S. 32nd and Walnut sts.
  • (Photo by Andrew Hope)

Parking garages ordinarily do not merit inclusion in a study such as this. Here an important Philadelphia School firm juxtaposed a Stonehengelike screening end wall of the garage with overscaled concrete trusses of the side that recall Louis Kahn's visionary explorations of structures.

Writing Credits

George E. Thomas


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George E. Thomas, "Parking Garage", [Philadelphia, Pennsylvania], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of PA vol 2

Buildings of Pennsylvania: Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania, George E. Thomas, with Patricia Likos Ricci, Richard J. Webster, Lawrence M. Newman, Robert Janosov, and Bruce Thomas. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012, 133-133.

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